Key Transmission and Gears Blog

Within the pages of our transmission blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to transmission repair.

Comparing Front and Rear Wheel Drive, AWD & 4WD, Part 2

In today’s article from Key Transmission and Gears, we’re comparing front and rear wheel drive, AWD & 4WD, Part 2. Last time we talked about front wheel and rear wheel drive to help our customers understand the differences between these two types. This article will now explain the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.…
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Comparing Front and Rear Wheel Drive, AWD & 4WD, Part 1

To help our customers understand the differences Key Transmission and Gears in Englewood offers this helpful guide, Comparing Front and Rear Wheel Drive, AWD & 4WD, Part 1. There are a number of things the average driver probably doesn’t know, so for this 2-part series, we start with an explanation of how each of the…
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What Does a Transmission Do, Anyway?

At Key Transmission and Gears, our business is transmissions. But you might be wondering what does a transmission do, anyway? You may not want to become a car engine expert, and that’s okay, but it is a good idea to have a little bit of an idea of how things work in your own vehicle.…
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5 Signs You Need a Transmission Flush

You don’t need to be a professional like the Key Transmission and Gears team, but having a handle on tips like these 5 signs you need a transmission flush will come in handy for keeping your car running optimally and knowing when something isn’t quite right. Most importantly, you’ll know a bit more about how…
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Adding Transmission Gears is Adding Fuel Economy

With gas prices constantly on the rise, fuel economy is a big deal to buyers as they consider what type of car they want. Logically, to get better fuel economy, you have to sacrifice size, and we have seen smaller and smaller cars becoming more and more popular. But car manufacturers have found another trick…
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Top Signs You Have a Clutch Problem

If you drive a manual vehicle for long enough, here in Englewood or across Denver, you will eventually run into problems with your clutch. That’s why it’s so important to know the top signs you have a clutch problem. Key Transmission and Gears presents this helpful list because we know that there is no good…
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How to Detect a Problem With Your Car’s Clutch

Here at Key Transmission and Gears in Sheridan, Colorado we want you to be safe out on the road. So, we’ve written up a handy guide on how to detect a problem with your car’s clutch. It’s an important aspect of road safety and something that every driver who owns a manual car should know…
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Automatic Transmissions For Your Vehicle

If you own a car these days, it most likely has an automatic transmission in it. Manual transmission cars are getting to be less and less common as automatic transmission design continues to improve. But do you know what an automatic transmission does? The friendly team here at Key Transmission and Gears in Sheridan, Colorado…
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5 Most Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Transmission PART 2

Last time at Key Transmissions and Gears, we talked about 2 of the 5 most common mistakes that can ruin your transmission. This time we’ll finish up the other 3. Armed with knowing what NOT to do, you will be adequately equipped to ensure that your transmission lives a long and productive life. As you…
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5 Most Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Transmission, Part 1

What do you need to know about your transmission to keep it in good working order and ensure a long life? Our experts here at Key Transmission and Gears in Denver, Colorado know the 5 most common mistakes that can ruin your transmission. In this blog post, we’ll cover the first two mistakes, then get…
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The Basics of Vehicle Repair Troubleshooting: Transmissions

As a vehicle owner, it is a good idea to have at least an idea about the basics of vehicle repair troubleshooting for transmissions. Helping you with your preliminary diagnoses, determine whether or not you should bring your vehicle into a certified facility like Key Transmission and Gears to have it checked. Of course, if…
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Should I Repair Or Replace My Car Transmission

A car owner’s nightmare comes to life when somebody says to them ‘it looks like you’re going to need a new transmission.’ Transmission repairs are time-consuming and very difficult, which translates to they are very labor intensive and of course extremely expensive. However, when you hear those dreaded words, you are left with a choice.…
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